STC inspires Stanford University to implement Google IT certificate

June 24, 2024

Photo Caption: South Texas College Computer Information Technologies program has announced its partnership with Stanford University’s Office of Digital Education to begin utilizing a Google IT certificate program first established by CIT in 2020 to begin training community colleges in the…

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Precinct 4 Opens Registration for 3rd Annual Milo Ponce Men’s Health 4K

June 18, 2024

By Arnoldo Mata EDINBURG, Texas — Precinct 4 Commissioner Ellie Torres announced the opening of registration for the 3rd Annual Milo Ponce Men’s Health 4K. The event, which is free to the community, will be held on June 29 at Milo…

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County Seeks Public Input for Parks and Recreation Master Plan

June 11, 2024

From Staff Reports Edinburg, TX — Edinburg and Hidalgo County residents are invited to take part in a focus group session to provide input on the update of the Hidalgo County Parks, Recreation, and Open Space Master Plan. These sessions are…

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Summer Nights return to MOSTHistory

June 11, 2024

By Pamela Morales, MOST History EDINBURG, Texas — The Museum of South Texas History presents Summer Nights showcasing the Rio Grande Valley from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. June 20, June 27, July 11 and July 18. Each night will…

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Sunday Speaker Series: History of School Walkouts in South Texas

June 4, 2024

Photo above: James Barrera, coordinator of the Mexican American Studies at South Texas College, will talk about the 1960s Chicano Student Walkouts in South Texas. Photo courtesy of James B. Barrera By Pamela Morales, Museum of South Texas History EDINBURG,…

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STC tackles high wildfire risk with free training for local firefighters

June 4, 2024

Photo Above: South Texas College partnered with the Texas A&M Forest Service to offer a Wildland Fire Behavior class at no cost to local fire departments at STC’s Regional Center for Public Safety Excellence in Pharr. Credit — STC Communications Selene…

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Texas’ first-ever statewide flood plan estimates 5 million live in flood-prone areas

May 28, 2024

Photo above: A pickup pushes through flood waters in Livingston on May 2, 2024. Thousands fled their Southeast Texas homes as heavy rains saturated multiple counties. Credit: Drone Bros LLC. By Alejandra Martinez, The Texas Tribune, May 28, 2024 “Texas’ first-ever statewide…

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Edinburg to Host Joint Regional Hurricane Preparedness Conference

May 14, 2024

Edinburg, TX — As hurricane season approaches, the City of Edinburg, in collaboration with Hidalgo County and the cities of McAllen, Mission, Pharr, and Weslaco, will hold a Joint Regional Hurricane Preparedness Press Conference on Friday, May 31, at 10…

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Ranch Fest Celebrates South Texas Ranch Culture and History

January 30, 2024

Staff Report Edinburg, TX, February 8, 2024 — Edinburg is gearing up for a day filled with ranch life and cultural immersion as the Museum of South Texas History hosts the 9th Annual Ranch Fest on Saturday, February 10, from 10…

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9th Annual Young Hearts Matter Event to Address Teen Dating Violence Prevention

January 29, 2024

Staff Report Edinburg, TX, January 29, 2024 — In a concerted effort to raise awareness about teen dating violence prevention, Hidalgo County Criminal District Attorney Toribio “Terry” Palacios is set to host the 9th Annual Young Hearts Matter Teen Dating Violence…

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